M 7.5 Earthquake Prompts Tsunami Warning For Parts Of Alaska Coast

The Weather Authority

A Magnitude 7.5 earthquake has occurred about 57 miles southeast of Sand Point, Alaska. This is along the Denali Fault, a strike-slip fault line.

The Denali Fault is a Strike-Slip Fault Line

Aftershocks of over M 5.0 are being felt near the epicenter of the original quake.

This earthquake has prompted a Tsunami Warning for much of the Southern Alaskan Coastline from Kennedy Entrance to Unimak Pass.

This situation is still unfolding. We’ll bring you updates on any damage on WHNT.com.

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– Alex Puckett
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